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SE R M ONS,

AND OTHER

PRACTICAL WORKS,

Of the Late Reverend and LEARNED
MR. RALPH ERSKINE, A.M.

Minister of the Gospel in DUNFERMLINE.

CONSISTING OF

Above One Hundred and Fifty SERMONS,

besides his POETICAL PIECES.

IN TEN LARGE VOLUMES OCTAVO.

To which is prefixed, .
An Account of the Author's Life and WRITINGS,

with an ELEGIAC Poem, and large CONTENTS.

We preach Cbrifi Jefus the Lord, 2 Cor. iv. 5.

VOL. VIII.

F A L KIRK: .

PRINTED BY PATRICK MAIR, -
For HUCH MITCHELL, Bookseller, Peter MUIRHEAD,Merchant,
and the Revil. JOHN STEWART, the Publishers.

M.DCC.XCVI.

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SERMON CXXVII. FAITHFULNESS unto Death, crowned with Eternal Life,

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Rev. ii. 10. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee

a crown of life.

The words being viewed both in themselves, and their connection,

accurately analized, and copiously explained, and a doctrinal proposition deduced as expressing their meaning, the following general

topics of discourse are proposed, viz. 1. To explain and illustrate the proposition, 2. To confirm the truth of the doctrine, 3. To make application of the subject,

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SERMON CXXVIII. The Builder's Armour ; or, the Work and Warfare

. of Spiritual Builders, - 48

Nen. iv. 18. "For the builders, every one bad his sword girded by

bis fide, and so builded.

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The scope and connection of the words being considered, their spiritual

fignification ascertained, and a doctrinal observation propounded, · the following general heads of method are proposed, viz. . ; 1. To speak a little of the builders,

i. ..51 2. To discourse somewhat concerning the spiritual soldiers, 55 3. To assign some reasons why spiritual builders need also to be fpiritual soldiers, still ready for war, issig'

:59 4. To deduce some inferences for the application,

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